SAN FRANCISCO – Giants rookie midfielder Steven Duggar was added to the list on Wednesday with a possible injury to the season in his left shoulder, the day after he was injured in a hard, top-heavy fall to second base has been.
MRI results indicated that Duggar, 24, had dislocated his shoulder and torn his labrum, San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy said after a 3-3 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. Surgery was recommended, but no decision has yet been made.
Duggar was still very painful from the night before at AT & T Park on Wednesday, when he stayed in the game and the run of victory in the bottom of Ninth of a 1: 0 decision against the Diamondbacks
"I want here Be a little bit hopeful that it is not [end his year]but it really showed itself very sore today, so obviously there are concerns about the time remaining the season, "said Bochy. "I told Duggy that I really liked where he was with his game, the defense you saw is exciting ̵
"The timing is really terrible. That's why I feel for him because I think he was in a really good place. "
Duggar beat 255 with two homers and 17 RBIs with 11 doubles in 41 games since his debut in the Major League on July 8. 19659002]" We'll see that we're doing the right thing with him, "said Bochy: "They do not want to take any chances."
Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco was on the way from Triple-A Sacramento and For the series finale with the D-backs, Gorky's Hernandez is likely to be playing in the middle of most of the season. [19659002AlsoWednesdayRight-handedJeff Samardzija received a second opinion about his inflamed pitching shoulder from Dr. Tim McAdams, an orthopedic surgeon at Stanford University Medical Center in Redwood City, California, and it was recommended that the pitcher receive the injury No structural damage was found, but Samardzija's availability for the remainder of the season is doubtful based on the time he would have to rebuild in his thr program n After rest, Bochy said
Samardzija, 33, is 1-5 with a 6.25 ERA in just 10 starts and 44 innings this year. Bochy will not guess when the bowler might be able to throw a ball again.
"When I look at the schedule here in the season, I think you have to be honest and say it's doubtful," Bochy said of Samardzija pitching again in 2018.
All-star catcher Buster Posey, who underwent Monday's end of right hip replacement surgery in Vail, Colorado, is scheduled to fly back to the Bay Area on Thursday. Bochy was not sure when Posey would be in the stadium to begin his rehab.